Diatonic Chords of G Major Scale

How to form diatonic chords of G major scale?

G Major Diatonic Chords

G – A – B – C – D – E –  F – G are the notes of the G major scale.

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Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.

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G Major Diatonic Chords

These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the G major scale.

g major diatonic chords

Each major scale diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number, and follows the same pattern:

I,  ii,  iii,  IV,  V,  vi,  viiº

g major diatonic chord names

We use uppercase roman numeral numbers to represent major chords, lowercase to represent minor chords, uppercase with a small plus sign to represent augmented chords, and lowercase with a small circle to represent diminished chords.

Firstfourth and fifth chords of a major scale will always be major chordsSecondthird and sixth chords of a major scale will always be minor chordsSeventh chord of a major scale will always be diminished chords.

The seven major scale diatonic chords in the key of G major are:

I. G – B – D (G major chord)

ii. A – C – E (A minor chord)

iii. B – D – F♯ (B minor chord)

IV. C – E – G (C major chord)

V. D – F♯ – A (D major chord)

vi. E – G – B (E minor chord)

viiº. F♯ – A – C (F Sharp diminished chord)

These are the chords that are diatonic to the G major scale. They are directly related to the G major key and make a harmonic sound for music in the G major key.

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List of all Major Scale Diatonic Chords in Every Major Keys

Major scale with no sharp or flat:
Diatonic Chords of C Major Scale
Major scales with sharps:
Diatonic Chords of G Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of D Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of A Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of E Major Scale
Enharmonic Major Scales:
Diatonic Chords of B Major Scale / C Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of F Sharp Major Scale / G Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of C Sharp Major Scale / D Flat Major Scale
Major scales with flats:
Diatonic Chords of A Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of E Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of B Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of F Major Scale